Reference numberPT/72/5/6
TitlePlate, 'North-Atlantic foraminifera' by G West
DescriptionPlate XVII containing figures 53-98 showing the forms of various foraminifera found in the North Atlantic Ocean, all of which are magnified 30 diameters. Specimens represented include Pullenia sphaeroides, Nonionina asterizans, Nonionina scapha, Nonionina turgida, Nonionina umbilicatula, Nonionina striatopunctata, Polystomella crispa, Operculina ammonoides, Cassidulina laevigata, Cassidulina crassa, Uvigerina pygmaea, Uvigerina angulosa, Bulimina ovata, Bulimina aculeata, Bulimina marginata, Bulimina buchiana, Virgulina schreibersii, Bolivina punctata, Bolivina costata, Textularia abbreviata, Textularia sagittula, Textularia pygmaea, Textularia carinata, Bigenerina nodosaria, Bigenerina digitata, Spiroloculina planulata, Spiroloculina limbata, Quinqueloculina tenuis, Quinqueloculina oblonga, Quinqueloculina seminulum, Biloculina elongata, Biloculina depressa, Lituola canariensis, and Lituola globigeriniformis. Printed versions of these drawings are found at PT/72/5/11.

Subject: Oceanography

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On some foraminifera from the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, including Davis Straits and Baffin's Bay'.

Communicated by Prof [Thomas Henry] Huxley. Received by the Royal Society on 26 April 1864. Read 12 May 1864.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite drawings on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1863.0055
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1865.0006
Related records in the catalogueRR/5/170
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6176Parker; William Kitchen (1823 - 1890)1823 - 1890
NA6361Jones; Thomas Rupert (1819 - 1911)1819 - 1911
NA8243Huxley; Thomas Henry (1825 - 1895)1825 - 1895
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